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In the Heart of the Sea: The Tragedy of the Whaleship Essex
Nathaniel Philbrick.
Publisher: Penguin.   Format: paperback.
ISBN: 9780141001821.  Daedalus Item Code: 71582
 
(Winner of the National Book Award for Nonfiction) Originally published in 2000, Nathaniel Philbrick's account of the incident that inspired Moby-Dick is a superb maritime narrative, ... (Read More)
 
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In the Very Thickest of the Fight: The Civil War Service of the 78th Illinois Volunteer Infantry Regiment
Steve Raymond.
Publisher: Globe Pequot.   Format: paperback.
ISBN: 9780762782833.  Daedalus Item Code: 70020
 
Historian, book reviewer, and former newspaper editor Steve Raymond here tells the story of a little-known Union Army regiment that fought at the center of many of the Civil War's most critical ... (Read More)
 
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Insurrections of the Mind: 100 Years of Politics and Culture in America
Franklin Foer, ed.
Publisher: Harper Perennial.   Format: paperback.
ISBN: 9780062340399.  Daedalus Item Code: 63515
 
Founded in 1914 to give voice to the growing progressive movement, The New Republic has charted and shaped the state of American liberalism, publishing many of the 20th century's most forward ... (Read More)
 
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Iron Horses: America's Race to Bring the Railroads West
Walter R. Borneman.
Publisher: Back Bay.   Format: paperback.
ISBN: 9780316371773.  Daedalus Item Code: 71020
 
The completion of the first transcontinental railroad in 1869 marked the start of a greater challenge: to build a faster, more direct line from Chicago to Los Angeles through the southern part of the ... (Read More)
 
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James Madison
Richard Brookhiser.
Publisher: Basic Books.   Format: paperback.
ISBN: 9780465063802.  Daedalus Item Code: 62319
 
The author of Founding Father: Rediscovering George Washington; Alexander Hamilton, American; and America's First Dynasty: The Adamses, Richard Brookhiser here gives us a rich ... (Read More)
 
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Jefferson's Shadow: The Story of His Science
Keith Thomson.
Publisher: Yale.   Format: paperback.
ISBN: 9780300205930.  Daedalus Item Code: 62777
 
Although Thomas Jefferson's boundless curiosity has often been noted, here Keith Thomson goes further to suggest that science was a decisive influence on the third president's views on politics, ... (Read More)
 
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Jerks in New York History: Speaking Ill of the Dead
Kara Hughes.
Publisher: Globe Pequot.   Format: paperback.
ISBN: 9780762760329.  Daedalus Item Code: 62346
 
From rabid moralist Anthony Comstock (18441915), the "Jerk Most Likely to Send You to Prison for No Good Reason," to Southern sympathizer and corrupt city mayor Fernando Wood (181281), the "Jerk ... (Read More)
 
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Jerks in Washington, D.C. History: Speaking Ill of the Dead
Emilee Hines.
Publisher: Globe Pequot.   Format: paperback.
ISBN: 9780762760336.  Daedalus Item Code: 62347
 
Here are 17 badly behaved characters who shaped history from within the nation's capital, as well as the dark side of some famous and even revered figures from America's past. Meet Aaron Burr, the ... (Read More)
 
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JFK Remembered
Jacques Lowe. Arthur Schlesinger Jr, foreword.
Publisher: Gramercy.   Format: hardcover.
ISBN: 9780385364164.  Daedalus Item Code: 71758
 
While still in his twenties, Jacques Lowe was assigned to photograph up-and-coming Washington attorney Robert Kennedy and his brother, U.S. Senator John F. Kennedy, and his low-key demeanor and ... (Read More)
 
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The Kennedy Men: 19011963
Laurence Leamer.
Publisher: Perennial.   Format: paperback.
ISBN: 9780060502881.  Daedalus Item Code: 70185
 
A political dynasty whose tremendous successes are counterbalanced by harrowing losses, the Kennedys are seen here through the lens of patriarch Joseph P. Kennedy's relationship with his family, in ... (Read More)
 
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Kissinger: 19231968: The Idealist
Niall Ferguson.
Publisher: Penguin.   Format: paperback.
ISBN: 9780143109754.  Daedalus Item Code: 71639
 
Alternately admired as a wise yet pragmatic statesman and derided as a Machiavellian warmonger, Henry Kissinger remains one of America's most influential political figures. While much of Kissinger's ... (Read More)
 
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Kitty Genovese: The Murder, the Bystanders, the Crime that Changed America
Kevin Cook.
Publisher: Norton.   Format: hardcover.
ISBN: 9780393239287.  Daedalus Item Code: 71724
 
In 1964, Catherine "Kitty" Genovese was stabbed to death in front of her apartment building in Queens. Following an article in the New York Times noting that 38 people heard her screams and ... (Read More)
 
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